Growing up as a kid with special needs, Nick Bertsch didn’t get invited to birthday parties or sleepovers. Making friends was tough, yet that didn’t stop him from becoming a close friend to one of TV’s most iconic characters: Big Bird.
In 1964, Muppet master Jim Henson picked the young puppeteer Caroll Spinney to don an 8-foot-tall bird suit for an educational children’s show called “Sesame Street.” Forty-five years later and more than two decades since Henson’s death, Spinney is still the man inside that yellow-feathered puppet, recognized the world over as Big Bird.
The weather is supposed to be nice and relatively warm, so there’s absolutely no excuse for you not to get out there and enjoy some of the metro area’s best bets for weekend entertainment.
The popular T.V. show for kids, Sesame Street, is now coming live on stage to Minneapolis. All your favorite characters are going to be there to boogie down.
Jimmy Fallon and The Roots bring some sunshine to the internet.
Big Bird learns about death.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
The Obama campaign’s thinking – or non-thinking – that America will be distracted by Big Bird when there are so many other really important issues involving real people is nothing more than an insult to every Americans’ intelligence.
There was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.
No one expected Big Bird to be the breakout star of the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney.
If you love the Cookie Monster, you’ll love his take on CALL ME MAYBE…vote for it in today’s VIDEO SMACK DOWN!
Rep. Keith Ellison brought a special guest with him down to the U.S. House of Representatives floor on Tuesday. And his guest was brought to you by the letter “E.” That’s “E” for Elmo.
Today’s “Sesame Street” is brought to you by the letter “A” — for “airplane.”
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9AM Hour: An Expert from Harvard talks about education in Minnesota plus the story of a Dad who boards a bus to confront bullies who are picking on his daughter! 10AM Hour: Mourning in America? […]